Available Careers and Job Opportunities

Nova Construction Group, based in the Heart of Cornwall, is in its second decade of operating. We are different from most others in the construction industry in how we view our Clients – they are the reason why we exist, and they are the most important people in our business.

Our Team are the backbone of our success. We offer a great environment within which to work, and to develop your career. We sponsor learning courses relevant to your chosen career, and give time off when required to facilitate that learning.

We are in the early stages of our expansion program, whereby we will grow from a Team of around 50, to over 140! So, come and join us and be part of something very special.

Please see below for a list of our current vacancies –

Office Administrator

We are looking for a friendly and proactive team member to manage the administrative workflow of a bustling and vibrant office. 

Typical duties include –

  • Managing all virtual and real-time files and documents.
  • Personnel Administration
  • Drawings Management
  • HSE administration

Computer literacy and competence in all Office based packages is a must-have.

Full training will be given where necessary.

This vacancy is for someone who would like a career rather than just a job – personal development opportunities are frequent.

You must have a positive attitude to all aspects of work, and have a ‘can-do’ and ‘will-do attitude, where nothing is a problem, and any difficult situation is just a challenging opportunity!

You will work in a pleasant and friendly environment, along with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

Salary will be in-line with your skills and experience to-date. 

If you wish to be part of a successful team and have the opportunity to develop your career – please complete the recruitment form below uploading your CV and supporting Cover Letter.

Quantity Surveyor

Based at our purpose built offices in Redruth, Pool, we are seeking a candidate with drive and commitment to deliver the highest of working standards.

Required skills and experience include –

  • Previous Quantity Surveying Experience.
  • Strong numeracy and financial management skills.
  • Ability to work in a team in a busy environment.
  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop.
  • 5 GCSEs Grades A-C (or equivalent) including English and Maths (essential).
  • 2 A’ Levels Grades A-C (desirable).
  • Degree or similar level qualification (desirable).
  • Experience of working in a construction environment (essential).
  • Understanding of or keenness to work in the construction industry (essential).

Role and responsibilities 

  • To take responsibility, ownership and accountability of the successful management of the designated project.
  • To assist with pre-start planning and programming.
  • To assist with subcontract procurement, commercial management and control of accounts.
  • Assisting with materials procurement.
  • To assist managing the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting.
  • Develop an understanding of the contract, ensuring compliance with conditions throughout.
  • Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention.
  • Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for the future projects or phases.
  • Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation.
  • Assist in ensuring the company is fully compliant with Health & Safety.
  • Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client, Nova and the supply chain.
  • Maintain and develop professional relationships with the Client, to help future business releases and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner in accordance with the contracts.
  • Assist with monthly cost/valuation reports.

In return we offer (subject to contract)

  • A competitive employment package.
  • An array of financial company benefits.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Company bonus schemes (based on achieving defined goals).
  • Personal and professional development support.
  • Long service recognition awards.
  • The opportunity to contribute to the construction of some of Cornwall’s most revered properties.

If you want to build beautiful properties in Cornwall, become part of successful team and have the opportunity to develop your career – please complete the recruitment form below uploading your CV and supporting Cover Letter.

Site Manager

Due to securing new projects, Nova Construction is recruiting for a new Site Manager in Cornwall.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading the effective construction and delivery of exciting projects throughout Cornwall.

Our Site Managers are intrinsic to our company’s overall progress, financial success and customer satisfaction experience.  

Required skills and experience include –

  • Construction related NVQ qualification (suitable to lead to NVQ 6 certification).
  • Appropriate level CSCS card.
  • Minimum of three years previous site management experience.
  • Good knowledge of building, material components, building regulations and Health & Safety.
  • Management experience leading a team, organising workloads, programming and multi-tasking.
  • Ability to lead and manage a successful team.
  • Confident working alone or as part of a large team.
  • Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations and safe methods of work.
  • Good negotiating and communicating skills.
  • Confident, resourceful and practical working approach.
  • Strong analytical, numerical and literacy skills.
  • Experience using Word and Excel.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Full UK driving license with own transportation.

In return we offer (subject to contract)

  • A competitive employment package.
  • An array of financial company benefits.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Company bonus schemes (based on achieving defined goals).
  • Personal and professional development support.
  • Long service recognition awards.
  • The opportunity to contribute to the construction of some of Cornwall’s most revered properties.

If you want to build beautiful properties in Cornwall, become part of successful team and have the opportunity to develop your career – please complete the recruitment form below uploading your CV and supporting Cover Letter.

Site Operatives – Masons & Carpenters

Our Site Operatives are a vital element of our business; they work as part of a proactive and friendly team to build our incredible projects. No two days are the same and they have the opportunity to work in some of Cornwall’s most prestigious locations.

Many of our Labourers have taken advantage of the provided internal staff career development programme enabling them to become trained and certified Carpenters, Masons and Site Managers. 

Required attributes include –

  • Enthusiastic approach.
  • Willingness to learn and contribute to a team ethos.
  • Own transport.

Highly desirable applicants will stand out if they have –

  • Previous site experience.
  • First Aid training.

In return we offer (subject to contract)

  • A competitive employment package.
  • An array of financial company benefits.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Company bonus schemes (based on achieving defined goals).
  • Personal and professional development support.
  • Long service recognition awards.
  • The opportunity to contribute to the construction of some of Cornwall’s most revered properties.

If you want to build beautiful properties in Cornwall, become part of successful team and have the opportunity to develop your career – please complete the recruitment form below uploading your CV and supporting Cover Letter.

Site Operatives – Labourers

Due to securing new projects, Nova Construction is recruiting for new Site Operatives in Cornwall.

Our Site Operatives are a vital element of our business; they work as part of a proactive and friendly team to build our incredible projects. No two days are the same and they have the opportunity to work in some of Cornwall’s most prestigious locations.

Required attributes include –

  • Training to NVQ Level 2
  • Own tools and equipment
  • Own transport

Highly desirable applicants will stand out if they have –

  • Training to NVQ Level 3
  • Appropriate CSCS certification / card
  • Previous site experience
  • First Aid training

In return we offer (subject to contract)

  • A competitive employment package
  • An array of financial company benefits
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Company bonus schemes (based on achieving defined goals)
  • Personal and professional development support
  • Long service recognition awards
  • The opportunity to contribute to the construction of some of Cornwall’s most revered properties

If you want to build beautiful properties in Cornwall, become part of successful team and have the opportunity to develop your career – please complete the recruitment form below uploading your CV and supporting Cover Letter.

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